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Ladies and gentlemen: The Downtown Shreveport June Artwalk

By:
  • Joel Rodgers

The June Artwalk is happening this Wednesday in downtown Shreveport.

If you’ve never been to an artwalk, here’s my advice — go check it out!

Here’s a map of this months artwalk.

It’s the first artwalk since school let out, and we’re ready for some fun! Pull on your sundress and flip flops and let’s do a little art walking.In June, we have multiple locations with tours, art, history, sketching,food, drink, sketching, crafts for kids, free samples, even tours of some cool new spaces and businesses! The event is free to attend and all street parking is also free after 5 p.m.

1. Shreve Memorial Library – 424 Texas St
Kids’ Craft Tables for rock painting, Courtyard Picasso. Rock n’ Roll Selfie Station & Summer Reading Program 2018 Sign up.
Bre Judge Art
Celia Carr
Deborah Fausto
Felicite Ross
Karmen Reed
Lisa Marshall
Maggie Mae Molisee-Vedis
2. Smoothdayz @ Chase Tower – 400 Texas St
Live dance performances by Andronicus ClownthaDancer Scott
Kegan Kidd
Samples of smoothies, natural lemonade, dessert parfaits, salads. Free rides on their new spin cycles in the new fitness room!
3. Noble Savage Tavern – 417 Texas St *[21+ w/ID] Joe Nadeau’s Blues Jam
Chef’s Specials
4. Norsworthy Gallery – 214 Texas St
Hoover Watercolor Society Spring Art Exhibit on the walls.
“How I Do It” talk with photographer Jason Pliler
Bre’anna Jones
Tobby Smith
Live “Bob Ross” style painting demos by Ben Humphrey
Live musical performances by Honey TuTu
5. Stray Cat– 222 Travis
Extended Happy Hour/Artwalk specials (TBA)
6. The Remington Suite Hotel & Spa – 220 Travis
6:20 pm – “History in 5” with Liz Swaine
6:30 pm – AIA Sketch the City with Mischa Farrell
5:00-6:30 pm Guided Tours of cool new spaces (meet in lobby)
Extended Happy Hour
The Hot Dawg Hut serving up dos out front.
Hope Patterson
James Ward
Joshua Brittian
Sandy Park
7. Fatty ArbucklesRed River District
TBA
8. Bon Temps Coffee Bar – Red River District
5:30-8:30 pm – ART LIVE! See artists battle each other and the clock to create custom works of art.
9. Nicky’s Mexican Restaurant – Red River District
TBA
10. SALT Restaurant – 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy
Robert E Trudeau
Talbot Hopkins Trudeau
11. J&R Gallery – 626 Commerce
Aiden James Poling
Brett Malone
Debi Liddell
Dorthea Kristin
Ernestine Schram
Kristi Jones
Nikki Hanna Art
12. Spring Street Museum – 525 SPRING
Larry Taz Sanchez
WIRED & SASSY, LLC – Artisan Jewelry special jewelry premiere with Tracy McComic
13. Multicultural Center of the South – 520 Spring
1st Floor: Kristin Thompson
“Three1Eight: Continuing My Life on Canvas” exhibit
by Painter/Artist Karen T. La Beau

FREE PARKING
Eldorado Casino Parking Garage
Sam’s Town Casino Parking Garage
Garage at Milam and Clyde Fant Parkway
All spaces on Commerce St.
All street meters free after 5pm

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Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RSHV News 1 in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RSHV News 1 team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at jrodgers@realshreveport.com

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